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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinions: Sparks fly as county manager, grand jurors disagree on report

After release of a civil grand jury report critical of the county's budgeting process, County Manager John L. Maltbie issued...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Henry Fox, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 4738 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook packs up for Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by NQ, on Feb 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 4736 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Resident defrauded by vacation home owner

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hanky B, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 4726 Views

WOODSIDE

Ellison wins 60% tax cut on Woodside estate

Woodside billionaire Larry Ellison will get an estimated $3.06 million refund from property taxes he's paid since 2004 on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by another editor, on Mar 15, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 4725 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist, 23, killed on Skyline Boulevard is identified

A 23-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed Thursday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle on Skyline Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Mar 16, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 4720 Views

WOODSIDE

Romney in Woodside for fundraiser

Drivers and cyclists may encounter delays of a few minutes Sunday afternoon, July 22, on Portola Road between Woodside and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by romney cowers from assualtromneyb , on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 175 comments | 4719 Views

SPORTS

Redwood NJB "Warriors" Division 3 and North Silicon Valley Champions

Ruby Seidl, parent and team supporter, provided this report: Friday, Feb. 26, Portola Valley, Calif. -- The "Warriors"...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4712 Views

MENLO PARK

Renovating Menlo Park's city hall may cost up to $1.2 million

Sticker shock struck the Menlo Park City Council after staff acknowledged that the projected cost of a city hall renovation...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 36 comments | 4712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims

A Menlo Park firefighter and another member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District-based search and rescue team are working...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 4708 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Mickie Winkler's e-mail on recovering Menlo Park sales tax revenues

Below is Councilwoman Mickie Winkler’s Oct. 23 e-mail to Menlo Park residents on recovering Menlo Park revenues. (Note: Mickie...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by FinanceWonk, on Oct 26, 2006 at 5:49 pm | 17 comments | 4704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heaton named to Las Lomitas school board

Christine Marie Heaton, a high school teacher who has two children in the Las Lomitas School District, has been appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 4704 Views

ATHERTON

What's in a name? Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12668...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 4702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton bans vehicle-camping

Atherton's ordinance banning overnight camping in vehicles was finalized on Nov. 20 by a unanimous vote of the City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conner, on Nov 25, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 4696 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Teens robbed at gunpoint in Willows

A man armed with a semi-automatic pistol confronted two teenagers on Sunday night, demanding they hand over their wallets...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ellis Johns, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:15 am | 8 comments | 4680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Oct 21, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 78 comments | 4679 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 4679 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric Hartwig to retire as Las Lomitas district superintendent

Eric Hartwig, the superintendent of the Las Lomitas School District since 2007, said he plans to retire next June, wrapping...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 4674 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The price of doing business

"Business has quadrupled," said Karla Oliveira, the proprietor of the Build It Again Lego store she opened briefly in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 4671 Views

SPORTS

Football: SHP earns first berth in CIF state finals

With junior Ben Burr-Kirven scoring on runs on 9, 44, 1 and 7 yards, Sacred Heart Prep (13-1) earned its first-ever berth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Love the great game!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:00 am | 5 comments | 4647 Views

FICTION

Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 13 comments | 4639 Views
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